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Philip Rivers

Philip Rivers #17
Position: QB
Height: 6’5″
Weight: 228 lbs.
College: North Carolina State
Born: 12/08/1981

Career Stats
Passing: 3536 Yards, 301 Completions, 490 Attempts, 61.4 Completion%, 23 TD, 10 Int,
90.5 QB Rating.
Rushing: 43 Yards, 53 Carries, 0.8 avg., 8 1st Downs.

06′ Stats:
Passing: 3388 Yards, 284 Completions, 460 Attempts, 61.7 Completion%, 22 TD, 9 Int,
92.0 QB Rating.
Rushing: 49 Yards, 48 Carries, 1.0 avg., 8 1st Downs.

Philip Rivers made his first NFL start against the Oakland Raiders in week 1 of the 06 season. He completed 8 passes on 11 attempts and threw one touchdown. Rivers played well throughout the entire season. In 06′ Rivers posted the highest 4th quarter QB Rating in the NFL as he led the Chargers to numerous 4th quarter comebacks on their way to a 14-2 season.

Awards:
Voted to the Pro Bowl in 2006

College:
Rivers is the most prolific passer in North Carolina State and ACC history. He left college as the 2nd leading passer in NCAA history with 13,484 career passing yards. Rivers holds the NCAA record for most career starts at quarterback with 51. He set ACC and N.C. State records for:
Passing yards in a season with 4,491
Career passing yards with 13,484
Pass completions in a season with 348
Career pass completions with 1,087
Career pass attempts with 1,710
TD passes in a season with 34
Career TD passes wtih 95
Completion % in a season with 72%
300 yard passing games in a season with 9
Career 300 yard passing games with 19
400 yard passing games in a season with 5
Career 400 yard passing games with 7
Total offensive plays with 1,962
Total yards in a season with 4,600
Career total yards with 13,582

Rivers is the first quarterback in ACC history, 7th in NCAA history, to throw for 3,000 yards in three different seasons. He earned MVP in 5 bowl games, 4 with the wolfpack and 1 in the Senior Bowl. His jersey number 17 is retired at North Carolina State. In 2004 Rivers was named the ACC Athlete of the Year.


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